Herman

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See also: Heřman

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English here (army) + man (man)[1] It was revived in the 19th century, partly due to American immigrants from continental Europe where the name has been more popular. Confer the German equivalent Hermann

Proper noun[edit]

Herman

  1. A male given name.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges : A Concise Dictionary of First Names. Oxford University Press 2001.

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Herman

  1. A male given name, cognate to Herman.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Herman m

  1. A male given name

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German Herman. In eastern Finland also from the corresponding Russian saint's name Герман (German).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhermɑn/
  • Hyphenation: Her‧man

Proper noun[edit]

Herman

  1. A male given name.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Herman (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Herman Hermanit
genitive Hermanin Hermanien
partitive Hermania Hermaneja
illative Hermaniin Hermaneihin
singular plural
nominative Herman Hermanit
accusative nom.? Herman Hermanit
gen. Hermanin
genitive Hermanin Hermanien
partitive Hermania Hermaneja
inessive Hermanissa Hermaneissa
elative Hermanista Hermaneista
illative Hermaniin Hermaneihin
adessive Hermanilla Hermaneilla
ablative Hermanilta Hermaneilta
allative Hermanilleˣ Hermaneilleˣ
essive Hermanina Hermaneina
translative Hermaniksi Hermaneiksi
instructive Hermanein
abessive Hermanitta Hermaneitta
comitative Hermaneineen

Related terms[edit]


Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Herman

  1. A male given name, cognate to Herman.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Herman

  1. A male given name, cognate to Herman.

Vilamovian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Herman m

  1. A male given name.